Tags: This Girl Can
- Taking place from 12th-19th June, the first-ever This Girl Can Week celebrates how exercise can make women feel happier, stronger and free
- After a year in which many women have felt unable to put their own needs first, TGC Week is encouraging women across the country to take time to 'choose you'
After a year of disruption and women's activity levels decreasing, the This Girl Can campaign is encouraging... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 15:09
No one gets to choose how you exercise other than you. Your body, your call. And whatever that looks like, we think it's worth celebrating. This Girl Can, funded by The National Lottery, believes that there's no "right" way to get active. However you jiggle, kick, lift, stretch, or sprint, it's time to get moving how you damn please.
Look out for the Autumn promotion of the This Girl Can campaign from... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 13:40
Post baby return to jiggling, I mean jogging
Before my husband and I started trying for a baby, I took up jogging. With a history of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) I have to watch my diet and activity levels (I literally just look at cake and my weight goes up!) I was trying to lose some body fat and get a bit fitter to improve our chances of conceiving, and of a healthy pregnancy and birth. I did... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:01
parkruns all over the world are joining in a celebration of female participation by hosting a special event on Saturday 7 March 2020, ahead of International Women's Day the following day.
We would love you to join in the celebrations by bringing along a female friend, colleague or family member and walking, jogging, running or volunteering at your local parkrun. You could even just come along to watch... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Feb 2020 18:31
The film shows the raw, unfiltered reality of women exercising
This Girl Can is back with a brand-new TV advert to inspire more women and girls to take part in sport and physical activity.
The advert, which will premiere nationally this Friday, shows the raw, unfiltered reality of women exercising in whatever way that works for them.
Lisa O'Keefe, Sport England director of insight, hopes the advert will... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 10:51
The SASP Active Spaces project is a community focused exercise and activity programme, which aims to offer exercise sessions to the full range of people within the chosen communities i.e. older people, families and adults. The project uses high quality instructors to deliver all of the exercise sessions and offers members extremely accessible, high quality exercise sessions on their doorstep and for... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 14:33
Fit Got Real is the latest phase of This Girl Can. It's a celebration of all the ways real women actually get active all over the country. You may or may not have full time jobs and full time kids, but everyone has full-on schedules.
So, when you exercise, get active in clever ways that fit into your busy life. It might be cycling to work. It might be taking the dog for a run. It might simply be getting... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 13:05
More than 160 people of all ages and abilities came together on Friday 19th October to celebrate the Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership annual awards held at The Cooper Associates Cricket Ground, Taunton. The awards, organised by Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) highlight the achievements and successes of inspirational volunteers, outstanding coaches, talented athletes and high... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:36
Passionate about getting more women and girls getting on court? Looking to deliver female-only group sessions? Look no further!
England Squash are holding a subsidised level 1 coaching course at Workout Bristol (formerly Bristol Vivo Centre) on 3rd March and are offering you the chance to:
- become a qualified England Squash Level 1 coach
- gain resources and support to successfully deliver female-only (Squash... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:05
Monday over 60's Football - restarts Monday 8th Jan at Taunton Vale
Tuesday Walking Sports - restarts Tuesday 9th Jan at Taunton Vale
Wednesday over 35's Football - restarts Wednesday 3rd Jan at Taunton Vale
Indoor Rounders - restarts Wednesday 10th Jan at Taunton Vale
Thursday Pay & Play Rounders - restarts Thursday 11th Jan at Taunton Vale
Friday Pay & Play Netball - restarts Friday 12th Jan at... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:53